SNP candidate Hannah Bardell yesterday launched a crowdfunder campaign to provide a central place for supporters and well-wishers to raise funds for her campaign. The fund drive has already seen over £400 raised of its £2000 target within 24 hours of launching. The text of the crowdfunding page says, "In this campaign we need to reach more people than ever...
With exactly one month to go until the General Election, we take a closer look at the Linlithgow and East Falkirk Seat. The SNP, Green Party, Labour Party, Conservative and Lib Dem Candidates have all been named, whilst the Brexit party candidate is either still to be made public, or will not stand. On current polling, Linlithgow and East Falkirk should...
A Winchburgh calendar has been launched to raise funds for the Project Trust. It features well-known Winchburgh scenes and landmarks and all photos were taken by local artists. The calendar sells for £8 and is available from the Tally Ho pub or Brodie’s Bistro. Alternatively, copies can be ordered through the Winchburgh Calendar Facebook page. All monies raised will go towards...
Every school in Scotland has been ranked from best to worst - and it's relatively good news if you live in West Lothian. Performance levels of pupils across the country have been graded in a league table, based on the percentage of schoolkids gaining five or more highers. Figures, published by The Times, sees Glasgow's Jordanhill Secondary School top the chart, as...
A Labour Party candidate has finally been found to contest the Livingston seat after the original candidate Rhea Wolfson quit in July. The candidate selected is Caitlin Kane. Her Labour Policy Forum biography states that she is currently Almond Valley CLP's campaigns coordinator and is a Communications Officer for Neil Findlay MSP. She states in her bio that she is...
Amy, a single parent from Winchburgh, has raised concerns to us about excessive surface water on the B9080 between Kirkliston and Winchburgh. It is understood the problem is particularly acute where the road crosses Swin Burn. Amy stated, “This time of year is really bad, and after any heavy downpour I dread driving down that road. By the time I...
The first contenders for the Livingston Constituency have been announced for the next UK general election which is due to be held on December 12th. The SNP, Green Party, Conservative and Lib Dem Candidates have all been named, whilst the Labour and Brexit party candidates are either still to be found or be made public. On current polling, Livingston should be...
A huge new park, almost twice the size of Green Park in London, is starting to take shape in Winchburgh. Auldcathie Park will provide a large area of green space to the west of the new Bellway housing development, and surrounding a planned new school. The first phase of the park is scheduled to open in spring 2021. An estimated 31,000...
West Lothian Council has prepared a draft Gaelic Language Plan and is seeking the views of local people. The draft plan aims to enhance the status of Gaelic, promote the learning of Gaelic and also encourage its use locally. West Lothian Council has a statutory duty to implement a Gaelic Language Plan, similar to all other council areas within Scotland,...